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Nov 13, 2012 2:35am EST
. officials say broadwell had classified material on her computer, which is illegal. but the fbi does not currently believe that any of it came from petraeus. and so far, no charges have been filed against her. she has gone into hiding with her husband and sons, age 4 and 6. for his part, petraeus has reached out to old friends, who say he is devastated. >> what's the first thing he said? >> he apologized. he said that he felt he let the team down. and that he obviously wanted to, to make it, to pull his family together and to try to recover from this. >> reporter: a long way from 2007, in iraq when he talked about the burdens of being the man then considered the nation's most trusted general. >> the job is so consuming, it is something that takes every waking minute of every day. >> reporter: either way, those duties took him away from his wife and family for the majority of the last decade. i'm martha raddatz in washington. >>> there are new questions this morning about the fbi agent who first took that initial complaint from jill kelly. we have learned the agent was barred from tak
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
. >>> and as the widening scandal spreads to general allen, fbi agents swoop down on the home of the biographer who had the affair with petraeus. >>> and wanted man. police on the hunt for software pioneer, john mcafee. >>> and brace for landing. the jet that ran out of runway and careened straight toward a busy highway. a camera capturing this very close call. >>> good tuesday morning. we have a lot to sort through. a new bombshell in the growing scandal surrounding david petraeus, the man who replaced him as the top commander in afghanistan is now under investigation by the pentagon. >> general john allen is said to have sent thousands of inappropriate e-mails to jill kelly. she is the florida woman whose complaints to the fbi eventually led to petraeus' resignation. in a new twist to the david petraeus sex scandal, the pentagon says that the top commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is under investigation, for sending allegedly improper e-mails to jill kelly. kelly is the florida woman who triggered the investigation and ultimately forced petraeus to resign. the pentagon is reviewing between
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 11:30pm EST
mistress and a harassment claim investigated by the fbi. richard, the woman at the center of thisthat is right. she is david petraeus's biographer. she is a 40-year-old army officer with a husband and two children who spent more than a year interviewing him for her book. broadwell was sending harassing e-mail's to petraeus's associates including another woman. >> the fbi was investigating her -- his biographer. >> it ended up being difficult for both of us. >> it began after one or more complaints from petraeus's associates. abc news says in the course of their investigation they discovered e-mail. >> it is a tragedy for the nation, a tragedy for the organization, a tragedy for the petraeus family. >> the fbi was initially concerned that security had been breached. but petraeus and broadwell were simply having an affair, irresponsible behavior in the view of some subordinates. >> if they found out you were having an affair, they could use that against you. >> sometimes it is sad what people do in their careers and what they do in their lives because of those things. >> sources tell ab
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
bombshell. david petraeus resigns at the cia after the fbi uncovers his extramarital affair. pierre thomas is here with the latest. first came upon this several months ago. >> yes, it came to light after a woman in tampa tied to military got a peculiar, harassing e-mail. the woman was so concerned, she contacted the fbi, who, then, according to our sources, traced it back to paula broadwell, who wrote a book about petraeus. as the fbi continued to investigate, they discovered e-mails pointing to a romantic, sexual relationship between the two. early concerns about the e-mails being hacked. but the investigation never turned up evidence of national security being compromised. but what did find was lots of human drama. >> what more do they have to investigate now and why wasn't the white house told until this week? >> the fbi investigation is largely done and the early evidence is that there will not be criminal charges. again, sources say that this deinvolved into a personal matter. petraeus had been confronted in the last couple of weeks, as for the timing of the disclosure, one official s
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
this this afternoon at a news conference. both the f.b.i. and c.i.a. brief lawmakers about what they know so far. >> yeah, we're also seeing and hearing from the two men at the heart of the scandal. brianne carter is live on capitol hill this morning. she joins us with the latest. brianne? >> cynne the president's press conference scheduled for 1:30 this afternoon. earlier today, we understand that the f.b.i. and c.i.a. officials will be here on capitol hill answering questions from lawmakers. meanwhile, we are getting a first glimpse learning that paula broadwell could be right here in d.c. eating and drinking at her brother's d.c. home, a first look at paula broadwell since word of her alleged affair with now former c.i.a. director, david petraeus. we are seeing one woman said to be involved, but we're hearing from another. in a 9121 call obtained by abc news, joe kelley tells tampa dispatchers she needs diplomatic protection because she's an honorary counsel to south korea, an unofficial position. >> because i'm an honorary consul general, so i ha
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
that decimated an entire neighborhood. >>> uncovered. a flood of new details this morning about how the fbi discovered the extramarital affair that brought down america's top spy as we learn more about the highly-accomplished woman at the center of this scandal. an exclusive interview with a wounded warrior who she helped. >>> black thursday backlash. holiday shopping season is starting earlier than ever with many stores opening their doors on thanksgiving offering better bargains. but now, some employees are fighting back. ♪ >>> and boyfriend no more. the headline gripping tween girls worldwide. the biebs is single. we have new pictures of a crestfallen ex-girlfriend selena gomez. a look at how other young couples have done after a breakup in the spotlight. ♪ >>> good morning, everybody. >> we warned you yesterday that this breakup was happening. now it's official. >> we're all absorbing the news. >> ron? >> ron, particularly. >> it's rough. >> rough. >>> we should say, we do have some holiday shopping news. not only as we mentioned before, not only is the holiday season starting early
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. in august, graham spanier his innocence in an afteriew with abc news posingmer fbi director investigation accused the former ofversity president intentionally covered up child abuse. that report is absolutely wrong. the conclusions in that report we conspired to conceal a child predator are just >> rrect. has now been charged with perjury, obstruction, welfare of the children, and conspiracy. the other two will face charges of endangering the welfare of children, obstruction, and conspiracy. we expect a press conference shortly give us more informations about the charges. we will bring you updates as we get it. convicted and was 50for 30- to priso years. kris van cleve reporting. five days until the election. today on the campaign trail, of trying toess win votes. obama beginning a after overseeing hurricane sandy response. mitt romney hitting virginia. let's skip the roundup from karen travers. >> full speed ahead today. getting back to business. after three days off the trail due to superstorm sandy, it's freeobama battlegrounds. mitt romney spends his entire in virginia, state that rep
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. she is known for helping military families in the obama administration. the fbi may be involved only a written statement. president obama praised petraeus saying, "he has made in the country safer and stronger." the number two at the cia is the interim head. lightening the satellite center, richard reeves abc 7 news. >> the other big story, talk about the women's fiscal club in washington. the clock is ticking. today's talk about the issue came from both ends of pennsylvania avenue. housener and president obama of reporting their ideas and they agree on one thing -- no time to waste. >> this is the first time ever from the president directly since the election but he summed it up well when he opened his remarks by saying it's time to get to work and there's plenty of work to do. >> on the edge of what's could accommodate another recession capitol hill is feeling disdain over the election and dangerous finances. >> this is a cry out for help. >> focus on your jobs not ours. >> to avoid that crisis which could boost unemployment, the president says he is open to compromise and draws a
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
we have this f.b.i. investigation. more details now. the couple were married back in july of 1974 in the chapel on the west point campus. holly petraeus joined the bureau to set up an office to help family members. now they referenced the work that she has done. >> lockheed martin faces a sex scandal. ousted its president and future c.e.o. over an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate. he had been scheduled to become the c.e.o. in january. that relationship violated company policy. >> following some breaking news where two people are in the hospital after a car and police cruiser collided. this happened near the intersection of station road and brandy wine road. police tell us the officer was en route to a call and went into the intersection and that's where he was hit. it appears that their injuries are nonlife threatening. now to a developing story. on line for you, wjla.com. police in the district arrest two teenagers after a taxi cab is found in a burning car. what are we hearing? >> this evening detectives confirmed a 17-year-old and
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 12:00am EST
doing his best james bond imitation lately. he resigned after the fbi learned he had been having an affair with the woman who co-wrote his biography this. is the actual title. she called it "all in." we did not make that up. that's really the title. the way the fbi found out about the affair is crazy. david petraeus was the head of the cia, is said to be friends with jill kelly who is -- works as a social liaison at macdill air force base in tampa. the woman kelly called the fbi after she started getting harassing e-mails warning her to stay away from petraeus. the fbi looked into it. they traced the e-mails back to this writer, paula broadwell, and then they went through her e-mails and found evidence of the affair and this thing -- better than "homeland" even. the investigation is still going on. but already the tv specials about it are starting to hit the air. >> the cia rocked by scandal. its leader accused of sexual misconduct. threatening e-mails from the lover to another woman. a faithful wife scorned. is america's security at risk? find out tuesday on the next "jerry spri
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
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ABC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
've learned the name of that mystery agent from the fbi who first exposed the petraeus affair. he is fbi veteran agent frederick humphries. notorious for sending shirtless photos of himself to another key player in the scandal. >> he says it was just a lighthearted joke. that woman would be jill kelly, seen on the right, which claims she was threatened by petraeus' lover. she has been stripped of her special access to macdill air force base in tampa. and paula broadwell is under investigation for storing military documents, on her computer. and for the first time president obama has weighed in on this mess. preeti arla has the latest. >> reporter: president obama walked into the east room of the white house for his first postelection news conference, tackling the major issues the administration will face in the weeks ahead. >> i'm open to compromise. and i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president meets with congressional leaders tomorrow. both sides are expected to stake out their positions on the looming fiscal cliff, which will see tax encreases and budget cuts go into effect if
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
for bipolar disorder. the fbi is investigating jackson for using campaign funds for personal purchases. but jackson coasted to victory on tuesday, retaining his congressional seat, despite his absence on the campaign trail. >>> a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial test shows lois goodman's dna was not on the shattered cup in the home where her husband died. her attorney says it bolstered the claim that alan goodman fell down the stairs while holding that cup. >>> and chris stephens the late ambassador to libya was honored last night at an awards ceremony. secretary of state hillary clinton called stevens the best of what america embodied. she held hands with his sister, ann, as she accepted the humanitarian award she accepted on her brother's behalf. >>> we could see the new face of the bush political dynasty. george p. bush has filed papers in texas to run for office there. he is the son of former florida governor, jeb bush, the nephew of george w. bush. the younger bush has not sai
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
to their charlotte home, after spending most of the weekend with relatives. fbi investigators continue to pour over broadwell's computer and xes of evidence taken from her chat lrlotte home to determ if she had classified information she was not entitled to possess. this morning, differing views on whether the decorated army general needed to resign as director of cia after petraeus' afrar with his biographer, broadwell, became public. >> i come from a tradition that believes in original sin. none of us is perfect. >> behavior is personally unacceptable. >> reporter: his fall from grace has raised questions about how our leading generals live. four-star generals are surrounded by staff, security te teams, which all disappear when they take off the uniform. >> you see the medals he has. you see the stars. one day, he takes all of that off. it is a major adjustment. i think we need to look at this transitioning of people. >> reporter: feinstein went on to add that is no excuse for petraeus' behavior. the senator also wants to know who authored those talking points on the benghazi, libya, attack, whic
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
, as the photo of that fbi agent connected to the so-called whistleblower in the case is revealed. >>> an astonishing rescue after that three-car crash caught on tape. neighbors race to help the victims. then this, a grandfather of 14, battling broken glass and twisted metal, to safe a baby at the last minute. >>> and are you ready for this? lindsay lohan set to walk into our times square studio this morning for her only live interview. she is playing the world's most famous movie star. but first, she is live on "good morning america." >>> good morning, america. we have breaking news just as we come on the air. sirens welling across southern israel and tel aviv right there. palestinian rock et cetera targeting tel aviv just exploded. we're right on the edge of war in the middle east right now. there's no injuries reported from this latest shell explosion. but this is a serious escalation. >> we have our eye on all of the developments there. >>> and we also have the latest on the millionaire software titan on the run. police could be closing in on him right now. and abc news has le
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
. the u.s. has been given access to the suspect on the deadly attack on our consulate in libya. the fbi will be allowed to question the islamic militant that was detained in tunisia. not clear what role he played in the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others in benghazi. >>> more have been diagnosed with meningitis. there's 18 reported cases, bringing the total to 404. in 29 states, 19 people have died. people many are suffering from a second illness, an infection in the spine where the drug was injected. >>> and more documents from the watergate tapes could be released soon. a federal judge ruled that the materials related to the 1972 break-in at the democratic national committee headquarters in washington, d.c. must be unsealed within a month. a texas pastor has requested the documents which he says could explain the motivation behind the break-in. the watergate scandal, of course, ultimately forced president nixon to resign. >>> we know how much you love cute animals. dan, this is an alert for you. have to share this one with you. look at this. this is a rare wh
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
. >> reporter: the letter warned that voter fraud is a felony. the fbi launch aid voter intimidation investigation into a political dirty trick. in ohio and wisconsin, billboard like these started popping up mainly in minority communities, warning voter fraud is a felony. >> this billboard is a symbol of unadulterated voter suppression to target an african-american community. >> billboard came down. tensions remain. as the election approaches, legal battles will include access to the polls. sunday florida voters became outrages when the polls were temporarily closed after they stood in line for hours. pierre thomas, abc news, new york. >> we want to tell you what measures you can take to make sure your vote won't be called into question. >> let's take a listen to what donna brazil had to say about this. >> remind every citizen they have the right to vote. standing in line as polls close. they may cast their ballot. bring voter registration card, i.d. utility bill, current to till ttill -- current utility bill. bring that as well. >> great add vie. can't argue with that. >> we will be
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
is currently being treated at the mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. the fbi investigating jackson for improperly using campaign funds for personal purchases potentially furniture at his home. but he coasted to victory tuesday, retaining his congressional seat despite virtually no presence on the campaign trail. the only involvement, a robo call, hadn't voted since june 8. and missed every one of the 225 votes since. that goes to show his strong contingency there. >> absolutely. >>> a look at your friday forecast, a big storm in the rockies with blizzard conditions and up to 2 feet of snow in montana, idaho, utah. showers along the california coast. some light rain in the dakotas. drier in the northeast. chilly morning in the southeast. >> 70s from miami to new orleans. 50s in the northwest. and midwest. 40s from seattle to portland. >> with veterans' day almost upon us, college sports going all out to support the vets and military in general. one way that is happening, tonight on the flight deck of the decommissioned aircraft carrier, the "u.s.s. yorktown." >> a double-header on t
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
needs to be before someone gets killed. >> reporter: the fbi, atf and crime stoppers are offering a $200,000 reward to information leading to an arrest. this could be the beginning of a nightmare scenario like we had in washington in the fall of 2002, when the d.c. snipers killed ten people over a month. >> we remember that well, pierre. thanks very much. >>> let's get weather from sam. >> we start with the question, george, why did the salmon cross the road? >> why, sam? >> take a look at this. take a look at this. take a look -- because i made you wait for it. but it's part of the sokomish river. that fish, that salmon has spawn. it's going to use water wherever it can to get to the other side. i'm just saying. that salmon means business, all of them. let's get to the boards. one or two things to talk about this morning. we're going to show you where the warm, sunny, beautiful weather is. we'll start with phoenix. midland, odessa area. jackson, oklahoma city, beautiful. denver, you're 74 degrees. it's gorgeous. as far as the temperatures go, the warm, sunny weather goes all the way to
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
the weekend, we saw voters waiting up to eight hours. the fbi is investigating here in florida. voter intimidation, after dozens of letters wentut to voters, mainly republicans, questioning their eligibility to vote. also in the swing states of ohio and wisconsin, tensions brewing over billboards that went up, alleging voter fraud in mainly minority communities. and phony phone calls in other swing states that went out to predominantly african-american voters, giving them fake information about polls. a lot of this leads to legal challenges in courts that may extend past election day. >> the lawyers out. cecilia, thanks very much. >>> and voting scrambled by hurricane sandy, josh. >> election officials in the storm zone, making sure that voters displaced by the storm are able to cast their boallots today. shuttle buses carrying voters to alternate sites. and people in the hardest-hit areas are being allowed to vote at any polling location in their state. some people in new jersey can also vote by e-mail. although, they have to send in a paper ballot as a backup because of security con
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